Category: "SEO Basics"
An Introduction to Manual Actions in Search Console
As a webmaster or SEO, there’s nothing worse than getting a message from Google Search Console (GSC) about a manual action that has been placed on your website. In this post, we’re looking at the different types of manual actions - i.e. Google Penalties - websites can receive and ways to deal with them.
Co-Citations and Bad Neighborhood Explained
One of the most important elements for quality and safe link building is a good neighborhood. If you read this article you will learn what a bad neighborhood is and how co-citations can lead you there. Hint: it's NOT the same IP hosting block, as many believe. Also, you will learn how to add valuable co-citations for your site and how to analyze these co-citations.
Link Velocity Trends (LVT)
Look at the link velocity trends and understand what is the natural or unnatural backlink growth for any given linking domain. Link Velocity Trends describe the change in growth or decline. It does not relate directly to the number of won or lost links. Hence it can also be a negative number if a website still earns links, just a lot less than it used to.